Queen Diary - day by day

••• 1 May
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Farm Arena, Harrisburg, USA. [45 years]
1975 : Queen live performing last show on Japanese Sheer Heart Attack Tour at Budokan, Tokyo, Japan. [44 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jo2oFOt9YrA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR_mnBt2Aok
1976 : Queen received gold award for Queen album sales in the UK. [43 years]
1979 : Queen live on Jazz tour at Kyuden Athetic Association, Fukuoka, Japan. [40 years]
1979 : Queen received silver award for Don't Stop Me Now sales in the UK. [40 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Westfalenhallen, Dortmund, Germany. [37 years]
1984 : Queen received silver award for I Want To Break Free sales in the UK. [35 years]
1985 : Queen received 2x platinum award for Greatest Hits I sales in the UK. [34 years]
1987 : Queen received 4x platinum and 5x platinum awards for Greatest Hits I sales in the UK. [32 years]
1989 : Queen received silver award for I Want It All sales in the UK. [30 years]
1992 : Queen received silver award for Live At Wembley '86 sales in the UK. [27 years]
1999 : Brian joined SAS Band on Cozy Powell tribute concert at Opera House, Brixton, UK, in Since You've Been Gone, Tie Your Mother Down, Hammer To Fall, All The Young Dudes, With A Little Help From My Friends and You're The Voice. Brian recorded with Cozy Powell Back To The Light and Another World albums. Cozy was also a member of such bands like Whitesnake, Emerson Lake and Powell, Black Sabbath etc. He died in a car accident. [20 years] http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:56jeeay14xs7~T1
2001 : Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher (The Torpedo Twins ) were awarded with Prix De La Presse (press award) at the Golden Rose of Montreux festival for the DoRo production of Freddie Mercury - The Untold Story. [18 years]

••• 2 May
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1974 : Queen live at Agricultural Hall, Allentown, USA, on Queen II Tour. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live at Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, on News Of The World Tour. [41 years]
1979 : Queen live at Prefectural Athletic Association, Yamaguchi, Japan. [40 years]
1989 : Queen released 32nd single in UK called I Want It All (with Hang On In There on B-side) which reached 3rd position in charts. It was for the first time for Queen to have vinyl and CD single release (previous CD releases had 3" disc). Video shows Freddie evidently ill, unshaved with a tie and mic matched to support. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q33iwia.shtml
1994 : Roger released single Nazis 1994 in the UK. Heavily anti-military song wasn't successfull being one of the best on equally unsuccessfull album called Happiness. [25 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/r06n94.shtml
••• 3 May
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1974 : Queen live at Kings College, Wilkes Barre, UK, on Queen II Tour. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live at Olympiahalle, München, Germany, on News Of The World Tour. [41 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Palais Des Sports, Paris, France. [37 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Metro, Newcastle, UK. [14 years]
••• 4 May
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1967 : The Reaction live at Skating Rink, Camborne, UK. [52 years]
1981 : Another One Bites The Dust received a NARM Award as the biggest selling single of 1980 and also the Peoples Choice Award - it also received a nomination for an Ivor Novello Award as the biggest international single of 1980. In UK charts this single reached 7th place while in USA was no. 1. It was the second (and last) success of Queen single in USA. [38 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q18aobtd.shtml
1985 : Freddie finished filming of the I Was Born To love You video at London's Limehouse Studios. One of the dancers hurt herself during a scene and Freddie was so concerned he had to go along to the hospital with her to ensure she was really ok. [34 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f02iwbtly.shtml
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at MEN Arena, Manchester, UK. [14 years]
••• 5 May
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1979 : Queen live on Jazz tour at Makomani Ice Arena, Sapporo, Japan. [40 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Eilenriedehalle, Hannover, Germany. [37 years]
1983 : John and Roger appeared on 100th edition of Top Of The Pops. [36 years]
1983 : The We Will Rock You video of the Montreal 24 - 25 November 1981 concerts had a premiere at Cannes movie festival in France. [36 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q02wwry.shtml
1988 : Queen's sound engineer Trip Khalaf got married and had his reception in a Trip club in London, which all the band attended. [31 years]
••• 6 May
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1967 : The Reactions live at Blue Lagoon, Newquay, UK. [52 years]
1978 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at New Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK. [41 years]
1978 : Roger made a guest appearance on a Zany Kids TV show called Tiswas [41 years]
1979 : Queen live performing last show of Japanese Jazz tour at Makomani Ice Arena, Sapporo, Japan. [40 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany. [37 years]
1983 : The We Will Rock You video was shown as a major feature in the USA at the Baltimore Civic Centre, Richmond Virginia Coliseum, Hampton Virginia Coliseum and the San Diego Sports Arena, seen by 6 000 people. [36 years]
1986 : Freddie released 6th solo single called Time. The 12" version had extended version and instrumental version of the song. [33 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/f06t.shtml
1992 : Queen received gold and platinum award for Classic Queen and gold award for The Show Must Go On sales in the US. [27 years]
2004 : Brian appeared live on Zucchero & Friends charitative concert at Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, with Madre Dolcissima and Il Mare Impetuoso Al Tramonto. Proceeds from the concert were given to the OSN refugee comisioneer. [15 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at NEC Arena, Birmingham, UK. [14 years]
2008 : Roger appeared on BBC News following the annoncement of The 46664 Concert Honouring Nelson Mandela at 90 which will take place at Hyde Park, London, UK, on 27 June. [11 years] http://www.nelsonmandela.org/index.php/foundation/90 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qypyyAPIEXU
••• 7 May
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Uris Theatre, New York, USA. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at New Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK. [41 years]
1979 : Queen left Japan to start their hoildays and Freddie went to Bali. [40 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany. [37 years]
1985 : Queen live performing first concert on their last Japanese tour at Budokan, Tokyo, Japan. [34 years]
1989 : The I Want It All single reached 3rd place in UK charts. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q25iwtbf.shtml
1990 : Roger appeared as a guest on MTV Headbangers Ball. [29 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at International, Cardiff, UK. [14 years]
••• 8 May
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Uris Theatre, New York, USA. [45 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour performing first European show at Ice Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden. [42 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=adatreu
1977 : [6 MAY] Queen fly to Stockholm [42 years]
1994 : Roger's single called Nazis 1994 from Hapiness? entered UK charts on 22nd place. [25 years]
2003 : Brian appeared live on Lonnie Donegan Tribute Concert who had died in May 2002. He played in I'm Just A Rolling Stone (vocals) and Have A Drink On Me (guitar). [16 years] http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:2tkxu3q5an7k~T1
2006 : Queen received gold, platinum and 5x platinum awards for Live At Wembley '86 DVD, gold and platinum awards for Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl DVD sales in the US. [13 years]
••• 9 May
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour at Uris Theatre, New York, USA. [45 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Carl-Diem Halle, Würzburg, Germany. [37 years]
1985 : Queen live performing their 14th show at Budokan, Tokyo, Japan. [34 years]
2002 : Brian, Roger and Ben Elton were interviewed on Nicky Campbell programme on BBC Radio 5. Later Brian and Roger were a guests of Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan on the chat on Channel 4 TV. [17 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Hallam, Sheffield, UK. This show was filmed and released on 2CD and DVD Return Of The Champions. [14 years]
••• 10 May
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1974 : Queen live on Queen II Tour performing afternoon and evening shows at Uris Theatre, New York, USA. [45 years]
1977 : Queen live at Scandinavium Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden, on A Day At The Races Tour. [42 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour At Sporthalle, Stuttgart, Germany. [37 years]
1985 : Queen live performing 1st of 2 shows at Yogishi Swimming Pool Auditorium, Tokyo, Japan, on The Works tour. [34 years]
••• 11 May
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1968 : The Art live at Village Hall, Kibworth, UK. [51 years]
1974 : Queen live at Uris Theatre, New York, USA, on Queen II tour. [45 years]
1978 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Empire Pool, London, UK. [41 years]
1985 : Queen live performing 2nd show at Yogishi Swimming Pool Auditorium, Tokyo, Japan. The show was filmed by Japan TV. [34 years]
1986 : Queen appeared at Golden Rose in Montreux, Switzerland. This peformance was one of the three mimed show of Queen (first one was 2 years back in San Remo and next one at Golden Rose in Montreux 1984). They did One Vision, A Kind Of Magic, Friends Will Be Friends and Hammer To Fall. Video of this performace was released on Greatest Video Hits 2 DVD. By this performance Queen promoted their just released album called A Kind Of Magic. [33 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q14akom.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=REE1SAoq3E0
1994 : Roger appeared on MTV News At Night. [25 years]
2004 : Brian appeared on stage of We Will Rock You musical at Dominion Theatre, London, UK, in Bohemian Rhapsody and We Are The Champions. All proceeds from the show were donated to BBC Sport Relief. [15 years] http://www.queenonline.com/wewillrockyou/
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Wembley Pavillion, London, UK. [14 years]
••• 12 May
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1974 : Queen live at Uris Theatre, New York, USA. After the show Brian collapsed with hepatitis and is rushed into hospital. [45 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Broendby Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark. [42 years]
1978 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour at Empire Pool, London, UK. [41 years]
1980 : Queen received gold award for Crazy Little Thing Called Love sales in the US. [39 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space Tour at Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria. Part of this show was released on Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl DVD. [37 years]
1982 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Hot Space sales in the UK. [37 years]
1984 : Queen appeared for the first time at Golden Rose, Festival Hall, Montreux, Switzerland. The mimed performance introduced Radio Ga Ga, Tear It Up, It's A Hard Life and I Want To Break Free (released on Greatest Video Hits 2 DVD). [35 years]
1984 : [FOR 29 MAY] Freddie records solo album in Munich [35 years]
1987 : Queen received 6x platinum award for Greatest Hits I sales in the UK. [32 years]
1988 : The Cross appeared at Golden Rose in Montreux, Switzerland. They performed live Cowboys And Indians, Manipulator and Heaven For Everyone. Manipulator was later released as a single with a video filmed at Golden Rose. [31 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/c04m.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=Orjqds9vBLc http://youtube.com/watch?v=XidUQQyezug
2005 : Queen received gold and platinum award for The Platinum Collection sales in the US. [14 years]
2007 : Roger gave congratulations to Sir Robin Knox-Johnston who had returned to Portsmouth, UK, after entering the record books as the oldest (68) man to sail solo non-stop around the world. [12 years] http://www.sail-world.com/news_std.cfm?Nid=33636&SRCID=7&RequestTimeOut=180 http://www.robinknox-johnston.co.uk/ http://youtube.com/watch?v=YOVH1g81lBc
2008 : Roger with Sarina Potgieter were guests at Amber Rocks Party (a private Rock'n'Roll fundraising party) hosted at Frankie's Italian Bar & Grill in Knightsbridge, London, UK. [11 years]
••• 13 May
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1967 : Brian's 1984 live as a support band to Jimi Hendrix at Imperial College, London, UK. [52 years]
1978 : Queen live on News Of The World Tour performing third show at Empire Pool, London, UK. [41 years]
1982 : Queen live at Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria. [37 years]
1985 : Queen live at Aichi Auditorium, Nagoya, Japan. [34 years]
1985 : Queen released live video on VHS called Live In Rio with a Brazilian concert from 19 January 1985. [34 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q04lir.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=QhIQMvyX6T8
1991 : Queen released 3rd single from Innuendo abum called Headlong with Mad The Swine on B-side in the UK. Mad The Swine was a long lost track from 1973 discovered when scouring the archives for tracks for Hollywood Records to use as bonus material. Video for Headlong was filmed in the studios with evidenlty slim Freddie, but empathic. [28 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q40h.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=gI-bPZQhBLk
2002 : EMI music released the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert DVD with concert recorded on 20 April 1992 at Wembley Stadium. It reached no. 1 in the DVD charts in first week of release. This 2DVD set is a re-issue of the original release but without performances of Def Leppard, Extreme, Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Bob Geldof. Moreover there is a rehearsal footage, and documentary with recently filmed Roger's commentary. [17 years] http://www.amazon.com/Freddie-Mercury-Tribute-Concert/dp/B000077VPU
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Ireland. [14 years]
••• 14 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany. [42 years]
1983 : Roger was captain of a team on the BBC's quiz show Pop Quiz. [36 years]
1985 : Brian visited Aoyama Recording School in Japan to talk to pupils about guitar playing. [34 years]
1985 : Freddie received silver award for Mr. Bad Guy sales in the UK. [34 years]
1996 : Brian and Roger attended the Cannes Film Festival where the BFI Made In Heaven films were publicly premiered. [23 years] http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00008MIZF/qid%3D1115987755/026-2664949-8326030 http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00008MIZF/qid%3D1115987755/026-2664949-8326030
1997 : Roger joined Ian Hunter at Shepherds Bush Empire Theatres, London, UK, in All The Young Dudes (they performed this song together at FM Tribute Concert at Wembley 1992 also with Mick Ronson and David Bowie). [22 years]
2002 : The We Will Rock You musical had its premiere at Dominion Theatre, London, UK. Written by Ben Elton and co-financed by Robert De Niro company Tribeca Productions. The original London production was scheduled to close on 7th October 2006 at the Dominion Theatre. Due to public demand the show has now been extended indefinitely as it enters its fifth year. After the premiere a party was organised introducing SAS Band, Kerry Ellis, Eric Singer and Gary Booker in Tie Your Mother Down, Guitar Man, Hammer To Fall slow/fast, Tutti Frutti, A Whiter Shade Of Pale, Rock And Roll, With A Little Help From My Friends and All The Way From Memphis. [17 years] http://www.queenonline.com/wewillrockyou/ http://youtube.com/watch?v=Sz-KdWK1QVw http://youtube.com/watch?v=AeuXo1pD7GQ
2003 : Roger live at annual ARK Charity concert at Old Billingsgate Market, London, UK. He was joined by Chris Thompson, Ron Wood, Bob Geldof, Spike Edney and also Brian. I Want To Break Free, A Kind Of Magic, Radio Ga Ga, We Will Rock You and Tie Your Mother Down were performed. [16 years]
2005 : Queen+PR live on Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour at The Point, Dublin, Ireland. [14 years]
2007 : Brian and Roger appeared on stage of We Will Rock You musical at the Dominion Theatre, London, UK, celebrating 5th year of the production of the show. At the end they also received an award. The show became the logest running show to occupate the Dominion and reached the 3 mil. sold tickets mark. [12 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=cO03VgfKvDA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep45o3tZJcE&NR=1
••• 15 May
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1960 : Roger joined the choir at Truro Cathedral. [59 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Waldbühne, Berlin, Germany. [37 years]
1985 : Queen live performing last show in Japan at Castle Hall, Osaka. [34 years]
1986 : Queen invited around 800 of their fan club members to take part in the filming of the Friends Will Be Friends video directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hanness Rossacher in JVC Studios at Wembley. [33 years]
2003 : According to the press Roger was selling his Surrey estate for a 6.5 million Pounds. [16 years]
••• 16 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Phillipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany. [42 years]
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Ernst-Merck-Halle, Hamburg, Germany. [37 years]
••• 17 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Ahoy Hall, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Tickets sold out for this show within one hour of going on sale! After the show the band was presented with 38 various awards. [42 years]
1991 : Queen's Headlong entered UK charts at 28th place (later climbed up at no 14). [28 years]
••• 18 May
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1975 : All members of Queen went to see Led Zeppelin at Earls Court, London, UK. [44 years]
1976 : Queen released 6th single in the UK You're My Best Friend from A Night At The Opera and reached no. 7 in charts. [43 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q06ymbf.shtml
1982 : Queen Live at Eissporthalle, Kassel, Germany. [37 years]
2001 : Alice Cooper invited Brian (and Tony Blair) on his concert on Brutal Planet Tour to Wembley Arena, London, UK. Only Brian joined the show with instrumental version of We Will Rock You and School's Out. [18 years]
2002 : Brian and Roger appeared live on BBC 1 with the We Will Rock You musical cast, while Michael Parkinson was interviewing Ben Elton. They did Somebody To Love (with Hannah Jane Fox), Hammer To Fall (only instrumental), We Will Rock You (with Tony Vincent) and We Are The Champions (with Tony Vincent). [17 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=5MqDiHWnd3A http://youtube.com/watch?v=CD95WIfrhfc
••• 19 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Sporthalle, Basel, Switzerland. [42 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on stage at Wembley Arena, London, UK with Joe Satriani during his G3 tour, where he played The Thrill Is Gone and Voodoo Chile. [21 years]
••• 20 May
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1974 : Queen released Seven Seas Of Rhye single in USA. It didn't chart. [45 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q02ssor.shtml
1977 : Queen released first EP with songs from previous albums - Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, Death On Two Legs, Tenement Funster (edited) and White Queen. It reached number 17 in charts. [42 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q09goflb.shtml
1985 : Queen's VHS Live In Rio was at number one in the UK video charts. [34 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/videos/q04lir.shtml
1985 : Queen received 3x platinum award for Greatest Hits I sales in the UK. [34 years]
1989 : When the band were in Switzerland recording Innuendo, Freddie took everyone for dinner at a restaurant called Giradets. Freddie Giradet is reputedly one of the worlds greatest chefs, and his restaurant one of the worlds greatest restaurants. Freddie Giradet even signed Freddie Mercury's menu. [30 years]
••• 21 May
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1966 : The New Opposition live at Village Hall, Countersthorpe, UK. [53 years]
1982 : Queen released their 12th album called Hot Space. It got at number 4 in UK charts, but this album is not rated well among the fans. Only Under Pressure, released in October 1981, single was successful from Hot Space album. Sales of the album surely affected the position of the band in USA, which they never visited again after 1982. [37 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q12hs.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=qF5rVdMcxoA
1982 : Queen live on Hot Space tour at Olympiahalle, Munchen, Germany. [37 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=hotspaceeu
1986 : John formed a band called The Immortals to do some music for the feature film The Biggles. They recorded the main theme song called No Turning Back and this was released as a single. Band members were John Deacon (bass), Lenny Zakatek (drums) and Robert Ahwai (vocals and guitar). [33 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/i01ntb.shtml http://www.biggles.nl/ http://youtube.com/watch?v=wamv7Yi-E6c
1990 : The Cross live at Capitol, Hannover, Germany. [29 years]
2002 : Brian and Roger with Ben Elton and Nigel Planer appeared on the ITV's programme This Morning in London, UK. After the interview Nigel Planer (from London's WWRY musical cast) performed These Are The Days Of Our Lives. [17 years]
••• 22 May
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1975 : Freddie won an Ivor Novello award for Killer Queen. [44 years] http://queen.musichall.cz/en/misc/queen-awards.html
1980 : Roger became a father for the first time when Felix Luther was born 2 months prematurely (Felix Luther can be spotted in 3rd part of Magic Years with footage from the backstage at Wembley Stadium sitting on Crystal's shoulders). [39 years]
1981 : Brian became a dad for the second time when Louisa was born. [38 years]
1981 : JULY – SEPTEMBER Mountain Studios, Montreux (Hot Space sessions) [38 years]
1985 : Freddie received gold award for Mr. Bad Guy sales in the UK. [34 years]
1986 : Freddie started filming the video for his single Time at 6am at the Dominion Theatre on Tottenham Court Road, London. It was the venue for the musical Time, and because of the show's matinee and evening performances, this was the only time Freddie and the crew could use the theatre. Later that day Freddie was still at the theatre when the afternoon performance began. He watched for a while from the wings, then during the interval he grabbed an ice-cream tray and went out front. It took a while before anyone realized their ice-cream seller was Freddie, and when he was finally recognised he started to throw the ice creams, telling people they could have them free, he'd pay for them all. [33 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=-IdPf3EYK6c
1986 : John attended the premiere of the Biggles movie, where he was introduced to the Prince and Princess of Wales. [33 years]
1989 : Queen released their 16th album in the UK called The Miracle. For the first time all songs on this albums are credited to Queen group. Until The Miracle, only Stone Cold Crazy and One Vision had been credited to the whole band. They realised they could work much better under collective credits. One of the reasons is also that royalties were now divided by four. A special phone number with pre-recorded message of Brian talking about forthcoming album filled with few samples. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q16tm.shtml
1990 : The Cross live at Biskuithalle, Bonn, Germany. [29 years]
1993 : Brian live performing first show of the european part of Back To The Light Tour at Hayarkon Park, Tel Avivu, Israel. He was a support to Guns N' Roses. The Resurrection was later broadcasted in TV. [26 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=brian&tour=bttlgnr
1994 : Roger was a guest at the Great Music Experience at the Nara Todaiji Buddhist Temple in Japan. He played drums in Bed Of Roses (with Bon Jovi), Wanted Dead Or Alive (with Bon Jovi), Fly Into Your Dream (with Toshinori Kondo and Hotei) and performed Foreign Sand with Yoshiki. [25 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=epSgfYRW7e4
1994 : Roger released Foreign Sand single in Japan. [25 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/r07fs.shtml
2003 : Queen received gold and platinum award for Greatest Video Hits I sales in the US. [16 years]
2008 : Roger attended 53rd Ivor Novello Awards with Sarina Potgieter at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, UK. [11 years]
••• 23 May
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1967 : Ibex live at Honiton Hall, Penketh, UK. [52 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Hippodrome, Bristol, UK. [42 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=queen&tour=adatreu
1990 : The Cross live at Blickpunktstudios, Dortmund, Germany. [29 years]
1994 : The duo Dolezal/Rossacher was filming a video for Roger's Happiness in Vienna. [25 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=xP4n711ZmS8
2006 : Queen received 8x platinum award for Greatest Hits sales in the US. [13 years]
••• 24 May
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1977 : Queen live at Hippodrome, Bristol, UK, on A Day At The Races Tour. [42 years]
1990 : The Cross live on Mad Bad And Dangerous To Know Tour at Outpost, Gottingen, Germany. [29 years] http://www.queenconcerts.com/index.php?section=concerts&action=tour&who=thecross&tour=madbad
1993 : Brian live at Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece. [26 years]
••• 25 May
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1989 : Queen received silver, gold and platinum awards for The Miracle sales in the UK. [30 years]
1998 : Brian released The Business (Rock On Cozy Mix) on single with Maybe Baby and Brian Talks on b-side. The single also featured multimedia section with footage of Brian and Cozy with The Business and Brian Talks. [21 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=jbZ9mGpxW1g
2006 : Brian and Roger appeared on VH1 Rock Honors ceremony held at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, USA. The ceremony was opened with the Foo Fighters performing the Tie Your Mother Down. They were joined by Brian and Roger. Later Paul Rodgers came in and Queen+PR performed The Show Must Go On, We Will Rock You with Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins on drums), We Are the Champions and Under Pressure. [13 years] http://www.vh1.com/shows/events/rock_honors/2006/ http://cz.youtube.com/watch?v=OWGU-umXlCQ
••• 26 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Gaumont, Southampton, UK. [42 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Docks, Hamburg, Germany. [29 years]
1992 : Queen released first 2CD album after Freddie's death named Live At Wembley '86 in the UK. The concert was recorded during the Magic Tour at Wembley Stadium on 12 July 1986. This album was later released again with remastered sond and slightly extended version of Tutti Frutti (on this was cut down). [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q19law.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=faUuwRDRrqA
1992 : Queen released limited edition of Box Of Tricks in luxury box covered with red satin, with a poster showing covers of all singles which had been released so far, a t-shirt, an emblem, an embrodiery, a VHS video with Queen live at Rainbow 1974, a photo book and with a CD having some 12" versions of singles. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/qotherbotbox.shtml
1992 : Queen released first album after Freddie died with live recording from Wembley Stadium 1986. The double album reached 2nd place in charts. [27 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q19law.shtml
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light Tour at Inon Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey. [26 years]
1994 : Roger appeared on TV in Japan in Music Station and performed Foreign Sand with Yoshiki. [25 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/r03h.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=6bn-BTO5C6M
••• 27 May
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1967 : The Reaction live at Skating Rink, Camborne, UK. [52 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Gaumont, Southampton, UK. [42 years]
1990 : The Cross live on Mad Bad And Dangerous To Know tour at Max Music Hall, Kiel, Germany. [29 years]
1991 : Brian flew out to Boston for some extensive promotional work organised by Hollywood Records releasing complete CD catalogue of Queen. All albums were remastered with perfect covers and printed CDs, lyrics and bonuses (b-sides, 12" versions and new remixes). [28 years]
1994 : Brian went to see a Scottish comedian called Billy Connolly at the Apollo Theatre in Hammersmith, UK. [25 years]
1997 : Brian attended the Ivor Novello Awards here in London where he picked up an award for Best Song Musically And Lyrically for Queen's Too Much Love Will Kill You. Brian also presented an award to George Michael. [22 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/b03tmlwky.shtml http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q45tmlwky.shtml
2003 : Roger and Brian appeared on Pavarotti & Friends charity concert at Novi Sad Park, Modena, Italy. As a Queen they played We Will Rock You, Radio Ga Ga and with other guests Too Much Love Will Kill You (a duet of Brian and Pavarotti) and We Are The Champions with Zucchero on lead vocal. The benefit event was held in aid of Iraqi refugees and through ticket sales and donations more than 1 million Pounds was raised. [16 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=C7FGPIRJx6I http://youtube.com/watch?v=jziKKGWY6ak
••• 28 May
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1975 : Queen decided for new Elton John's manager John Reid as their new manager. [44 years]
1982 : Queen appeared on the BBC's Weekend being interviewed by Sue Cook. This was the one and only TV appearance in the UK which featured the whole band live. [37 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Metropol, Berlin, Germany. [29 years]
1991 : Brian appeared and played live on a radio in Boston, USA. [28 years]
1997 : Brian joined Zucchero at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK, in Madre Dolcissima. [22 years]
1998 : Brian introduced two new songs from his new album Another World - On My Way Up and Why Don't We Try Again, connected to radio via ISDN line. [21 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/b04aw.shtml
2004 : Brian joined Ian Hunter in Astoria Theatre, London, UK, in All The Way From Memphis. [15 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/b04aw.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=YJzY36Wm_r0
••• 29 May
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1976 : Brian married Chrissie Mullen at St. Osmunds Roman Catholic Church in Barnes, London, UK. [43 years]
1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at New Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK. [42 years]
1980 : Queen were filming the video for Play The Game at Trillion Studios, London, UK. Freddie appeared for the first time in a video with his moustache and Brian appeared with different guitar. Video directed by Brian Grant was released on Greatest Flix, Box Of Flix and Greatest Video Hits 1. [39 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q17ptg.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=NnAZTItYxUQ
1982 : Queen live at Elland Road Football Club, Leeds, UK. Rumours say that this concert is favorite one for Brian. Queen played in front of 40 thousands fans. [37 years]
1986 : Roger's second child Rory Eleanor was born. [33 years]
1987 : Freddie appeared with Montserrat Caballe at Ibiza 92 Festival at Ku Club, Ibiza, Spain. They mimed Barcelona, which later became a main theme of the olympic games. [32 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=45-SAEfMccY
1987 : 6 June - Brian and John appeared as part of the Prince's Trust Gala Concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Other stars that performed that night were Phil Collins, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Mark Knopfler and Elton John [32 years]
1989 : Mike Reid, DJ of BBC Radio One managed to get all four of the band into a studio for an interview. This interview was special even because of the rare appearance of Freddie, probably due to the release of The Miracle album few days ago. [30 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/albums/q16tm.shtml
1990 : The Cross live on Mad Bad And Dangerous To Know tour at De Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands. [29 years]
1991 : Brian appeared as guest on Philadelphia radio and played I Can't Live With You, Under Pressure, We Will Rock You, Tie Your Mother Down and Somebody To Love during his promo show for Hollywood records to propagate entire Queen catalogue in USA. [28 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour for the first time at Rock Am Ring festival, Cologne, Germany. [26 years] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot4StegWmWI
••• 30 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. [42 years]
1980 : Queen released Play The Game single with A Human Body on b-side in the UK. [39 years]
1984 : Queen received platinum award for The Works sales in the UK. [35 years]
1990 : The Cross live at Hugennottenhalle, Frankfurt, Germany. [29 years]
1991 : Queen recorded video for These Are The Days Of Our Lives directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hans Rossacher in Limehouse studios, London, UK. Brian was not present and his part in video was recorded few days later. For most of Queen fans Freddie's last words "I still love you ..." is his own valediction to them. In Hollywood Records version shoots of weak Freddie have been replaced with animations. The song was released before Christmass in 1991 on A side together with Bohemian Rhapsody and reached 1st position in charts. [28 years] http://qph.runoutgrooves.com/singles/q42br.shtml http://youtube.com/watch?v=Fjiapiq-hqY http://youtube.com/watch?v=yZAp1m4NtcA
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Sportpark Garbsen, Hannover, Germany. [26 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on Le Monde Est A Vous in french TV2 to promote his Another World album with On My Way Up. [21 years]
2004 : Brian joined the cast at the end of We Will Rock You musical in Madrid, Spain. [15 years]
••• 31 May
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1977 : Queen live on A Day At The Races Tour at Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. [42 years]
1991 : Brian appeared live on radio in Dallas to promote Innuendo and whole Queen catalogue released on CD by Hollywood Records. He played part of Brighton Rock and Stone Cold Crazy solos. [28 years]
1993 : Brian live on Back To The Light tour at Franken Stadion, Nurnberg, Germany. [26 years]
1998 : Brian appeared on Gutte Nacht Gottschalk together with Rick Parfitt from Status Quo. [21 years] http://youtube.com/watch?v=2VOQUuwaw_U
2002 : Queen received silver and gold awards for Platinum Collection sales in the UK. [17 years]
2003 : Brian travelled to the Isle of Skye, Scotland to view the Solar Eclipse. [16 years] http://xhgc18.blogspot.com/2007/09/sky-at-night-highland-ring-annular.php
2006 : Brian and Roger appeared on first ever VH1 Rock Honors annual ceremony. The ceremony was opened by Foo Fighters performing Tie Your Mother Down, soon joined by Brian and Roger. Later Queen with Paul Rodgers performed The Show Must Go On, We Will Rock You (with Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins on drums), We Are The Champions and Under Pressure. [13 years] http://vh1.com/shows/events/rock_honors/2006/ http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=OWGU-umXlCQ&NR=1